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Los Angeles Union Station is the main railroad station in Los Angeles, California, and the largest railroad passenger terminal in the Western US. Union Station is a major transportation hub for Southern California, serving almost 110,000 passengers...more
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800 N Alameda St, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2177
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We had seen Michael Portillo visit Union Station in his Great American Railroad Journeys. It really is like stepping into the past. And unlike most train stations, its clean and bright. What a beautiful building.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ralu25
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have not been here in a couple years but what a big difference. The main hall is clean and the food choices are many. On going cleaning of the ceilings and facade has really brought out its intended beauty. Directions and trains are well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank peterlP2566QG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Union Station is worth a look if you're already going to be in DTLA. Take some pictures and move onto Olvera St. that is close by and it could be tied in with your downtown experience. There is a monument in the oldest part of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank tamarahammer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic station is beautifully restored and still a very busy train station to catch national, regional and local trains plus the transit bus. There are two entrances -- one is the historic entrance off Alameda and one is a modern, new entrance off Vignes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SteveT6029677454
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm in this beautifully tiled building many time a year in my travels. Just sitting out in the courtyard & enjoy the fountains & gardens while you wait for your connection. If you have a long wait - stroll over the the Public Works building...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Debra Jean S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the last great railroad stations to be built in the US, this is certainly among the most beautiful. California tile throughout, original seats in main waiting area, extraordinary ceilings and floors -- and all of it very functional to the 21st century traveler...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank have_time_wil_travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great stop for history or train fans. Also very cool restaurant (upscale) and bar. Close to other (walkable) features in downtown L.A.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ray S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed catching our various metro connections through the terminal and the interior was a throwback to the glory days of rail travel

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank johnpS4312GB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a local in LA and this place is not the best. Workers don't know train schedules and are not helpful. You have to ask around to get correct information. Also at night it gets filled with shady characters and security is rather low. You...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank geofreypeterson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great public building from the time when train travel was king. A beautiful building which maintains much of its bygone glory. Functions well as a modern transport center. For those traveling Amtrak in Business Class or a Sleeper, the Metropolitan Club is a comfortable...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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lotus b
14 March 2019|
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Response from tamarahammer | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about budget hotels downtown. Most likely the best pricing for hotels in LA are near LAX that aren’t grody. Hotels by Burbank airport might be more affordable. You might also check a Glendale or Studio City.
Jean H
19 October 2018|
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Response from luk12017 | Reviewed this property |
There are Union Station personnel to assist you and suggest you let them know in advance of your arrival that you require assistance.
10 August 2018|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
We used the Union Station Free Shuttle. Yes FREE! Very convenient too. Would be hard to beat.